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Medical News Today: What can make urination painful?

Medical News Today: What can make urination painful?

There are many possible causes of painful urination, or dysuria, including bacterial infections and health conditions that place extra pressure on the bladder. Fortunately, most of these potential causes are highly treatable. Learn more...

U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues

U.S. doctors recommend behavior changes to prevent obesity-related health issues

(Reuters Health) – For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise. Obese adults should receive...

California insurance regulator sues AbbVie alleging Humira kickbacks

California insurance regulator sues AbbVie alleging Humira kickbacks

(Reuters) – Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc, alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe its blockbuster...

Medical News Today: Thumb arthritis: What to know

Medical News Today: Thumb arthritis: What to know

Thumb arthritis, or basal joint arthritis, affects the joint at the base of the thumb. It can cause pain and limit the thumb’s range of movement. Thumb arthritis is usually a type of osteoarthritis,...

Clovis Oncology, execs to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges

Clovis Oncology, execs to pay $20 million to settle SEC charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. biotechnology company Clovis Oncology Inc and its Chief Executive Patrick Mahaffy and former CFO Erle Mast, will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about the...

Medical News Today: Different baby positions during pregnancy: What to know

Medical News Today: Different baby positions during pregnancy: What to know

During pregnancy, the fetus changes position often, but some positions are safer than others just before childbirth. In this article, learn about baby positions in the womb, including anterior, posterior, transverse lie, and three...

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of protein powder?

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of protein powder?

People can use protein powder to supplement their protein intake, help build muscle, aid muscle recovery, and encourage healthy weight loss. In this article, learn about these and other health benefits of protein powder....

U.S. judge dismisses concussions lawsuits against World Wrestling

U.S. judge dismisses concussions lawsuits against World Wrestling

(Reuters) – A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits by dozens of former professional wrestlers who accused World Wrestling Entertainment Inc of failing to protect them from concussions and other head trauma, including chronic traumatic...